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- A Calmer Night In Ferguson, Mo., Amid Increased National Guard Presence Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:52:00 -0500
- Police arrested 44 people after another round of protests — these quieter than the unrest that erupted after the decision not to charge officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
- Plan For Grand Jury Verdict Lacked Follow-Through, Critics Say Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:13:00 -0500
- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon called in more member of the National Guard on Tuesday, after some protests in Ferguson turned violent Monday. A plan for after the verdict had been in the works for months.
- Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Reverberates Across The Nation Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:13:00 -0500
- The decision not to indict the officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown touched off protests. Residents of the St. Louis suburb blame trouble makers and edgy police for some confrontations.
- Mississippi Schools Sue State For More Money Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:18:00 -0500
- Mississippi has long ranked near the bottom of the states in educational performance. In a bid to change that, 21 school districts are suing the state for more than $200 million in education funding.
- Protests Of Grand Jury Decision Fan Out Across The Country Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:40:00 -0500
- While several big cities saw large protests after the decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson on Monday, Tuesday saw protests and blocked highways in at least 14 cities across the country.
- Wilson Describes Confrontation With Brown In ABC Interview Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:16:00 -0500
- Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., police officer who killed Michael Brown, says he has "a clean conscience" about the shooting; he also says he's sorry for the loss of life.
- Obama: 'No Sympathy' For Those Destroying Ferguson Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:01:00 -0500
- Saying he understands the frustrations of people who feel they're not treated fairly under the law, President Obama also said, "I have no sympathy at all for destroying your own communities."
- For More Local Turkeys To Hit Holiday Tables, You Need An Abattoir Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:15:00 -0500
- Demand for locally raised birds is growing faster than small farms can keep pace with. One New England farmer is making a bold move to get more gobblers to the table.
- At Vandalized Ferguson Businesses, Anger And Tears Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:05:00 -0500
- In Ferguson, Mo., some residents spent Tuesday cleaning up looted and vandalized businesses near the police station — some for the second time since the August shooting sparked public outcry.
- Ferguson Pastor: 'It Is A Challenge To Be Hopeful' Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:52:00 -0500
- Audie Cornish speaks with Pastor Willis Johnson from Wellspring Church in Ferguson, Mo., about the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case and the reactions he sees in his community.
- Michael Brown Case Puts Attention On Grand Jury Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:40:00 -0500
- Audie Cornish speaks to St. Louis University law professor Susan McGraugh about what the grand jury documents say about the process that was at work.
- Lions, Pianos And Boomboxes, Oh My: Movie Artifacts Hit The Auction Block Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:28:15 -0500
- Bert Lahr's Cowardly Lion costume from the Wizard of Oz, the piano from Casablanca, and Radio Raheem's boombox from Do the Right Thing are some of the pieces of Hollywood memorabilia that sold at auction Monday night in New York.
- Ferguson Documents Focus On 90 Key Seconds Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:28:15 -0500
- The prosecuting attorney in St. Louis County has released thousands of pages of documents from the Michael Brown case that offer differing accounts of the 90-second confrontation between Officer Darren Williams and Brown, which ended in Brown's death.
- Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Sparks Tumultuous Night And Day Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:28:15 -0500
- In reaction to the grand jury's decision to file no charges in the Michael Brown case, protests continued on Tuesday in Ferguson, Mo., and cities across the country.
- Young Ferguson Protestor: 'It's Bigger Than Us' Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:28:15 -0500
- Audie Cornish speaks with Brittany Ferrell, the co-founder of Millennial Activists United, about her new life in activism and the importance of the millennial generation in continuing the fight for civil rights started by generations of the past.